What You Think Credit Cards Are Like vs. What They Are Actually Like

Growing up with less than a lot, money has been a big deal my entire life. I’ve always been hyper sensitive to it no matter the value and I’ve never understood people who open their purse and “stumble upon” a $20. If I found $20 in my purse I would be cheering and throwing a Red Wedding … Continue reading What You Think Credit Cards Are Like vs. What They Are Actually Like

Why You Should Spend Some Money on Your Wallet

Even after college, sometimes that horribly embarrassing although slightly endearing “broke” factor follows you around for awhile. You’re stricken with bills, you’re exhausted and wine costs a lot more than a Franzia box. Budgeting becomes so much a part of your life, you wish you major-ed in it. To accommodate fueling up your car, paying … Continue reading Why You Should Spend Some Money on Your Wallet

You’re In Debt and That’s Okay

I’ve spent years reassuring people that their debt does not define them. Despite my insistence that the future is bright and bills will get paid, their outlook was always overpowered by the looming fear that debt was bigger than their ability to get rid of it. If I could shake them with my own hands I … Continue reading You’re In Debt and That’s Okay